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Teen Allegedly Killed by Kidnapper Seeking to Be a Hero

Teen Allegedly Killed by Kidnapper Seeking to Be a Hero

iStockphoto/Thinkstock(BANGOR, Maine) — A man’s bizarre plot to be a hero by kidnapping and then “rescuing” a teenage girl who had rebuffed his advances resulted in her death, according to an indictment charging him with murder.Kyle Dube, 20, of Bango…

Zumba Sex Scandal: Accused Business Partner Claims Affair with Alexis Wright, Denies Prostitution Ring Involvement

Zumba Sex Scandal: Accused Business Partner Claims Affair with Alexis Wright, Denies Prostitution Ring Involvement

ABC News(PORTLAND, Maine) — The man accused of bankrolling the Maine Zumba studio, which instructor Alexis Wright allegedly used as a front for a brothel, denied having any involvement or knowledge of the alleged prostitution ring, but said he and Wri…

Missing Maine Snowmobile Riders: Search Suspended in Cold

Missing Maine Snowmobile Riders: Search Suspended in Cold

Rangeley Lake on Dec. 31, 2012 (Maine Warden Service)(EUSTIS, Maine.) — Freezing temperatures and brutal winds have forced the Maine Warden Service to suspend its search on Rangeley Lake for three missing snowmobilers. Wardens were monitoring the weat…

Maine Kicks Off Same-Sex Marriages on Saturday

Maine Kicks Off Same-Sex Marriages on Saturday

Jupiterimages/Thinkstock(PORTLAND, Maine) — Same-sex couples in Maine are heading to city halls across the state on Saturday to say “I do” on the first day the state’s new gay marriage law goes into effect. At the clerk’s office in Portland, five coup…

Missing Yacht School Friends: Police Find Clothing on Small Island

Missing Yacht School Friends: Police Find Clothing on Small Island

Kennebunkport Police Department(KENNEBUNKPORT, Maine) — Clothing items believed to belong to two missing yacht school friends were found on the rocks of a small island off the coast of Maine on Monday, according to the Kennebunkport police.Zachary Wel…

Yacht School Friends Missing Without a Trace

Yacht School Friends Missing Without a Trace

Kennebunkport Police Dept.(KENNEBUNKPORT, Maine) — The disappearance of two friends has baffled authorities, who have searched by air, water and in wooded areas for the men, who seemed to have disappeared without a trace.Zachary Wells, 21, and Prescot…

Zumba Sex Scandal: Former Maine Mayor Named as Alleged Client

Zumba Sex Scandal: Former Maine Mayor Named as Alleged Client

iStockphoto/Thinkstock(KENNEBUNK, Maine) — A former mayor of South Portland, Maine, is among the 21 men accused of paying for sex at a Maine Zumba studio run by instructor Alexis Wright, who has been charged with operating a prostitution ring out of h…

Police Release 21 Names in Maine Zumba Sex Scandal

Police Release 21 Names in Maine Zumba Sex Scandal

iStockphoto/Thinkstock(KENNEBUNK, Maine) — Police have released the names of 21 men accused of paying for sex with a Maine Zumba instructor who has been charged with running a prostitution ring out of her dance studio.The 21 men are charged with engag…

Zumba Sex Scandal: Judge Will Not Block Release of Client List

Zumba Sex Scandal: Judge Will Not Block Release of Client List

iStockphoto/Thinkstock(PORTLAND, Maine) — A state judge in Kennebunk, Maine, decided Friday not to block the release of over 100 alleged clients of Alexis Wright, the 29-year-old Zumba instructor who is accused of running a prostitution ring out of he…

Attorneys Say Zumba Instructor’s Client List Will ‘Destroy Reputations’

Attorneys Say Zumba Instructor’s Client List Will ‘Destroy Reputations’

iStockphoto/Thinkstock(KENNEBUNK, Maine) — Defense attorneys representing some of the more than 100 alleged clients of Alexis Wright, who is accused of running a prostitution ring out of her Maine dance studio, have asked a judge to block the release …

Zumba Instructor Denies Using Her Gym for Prostitution

Zumba Instructor Denies Using Her Gym for Prostitution

iStockphoto/Thinkstock(KENNEBUNK, Maine) — A Zumba instructor in the seaside resort town of Kennebunk, Maine, is fighting charges that she used her workout studio as a brothel that attracted an alleged client list that includes area mayors, a lawyer i…

Maine ‘Smart’ Meters on Trial for Health Safety

Maine ‘Smart’ Meters on Trial for Health Safety

iStockphoto/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) — Are “smart” meters safe?  Or do these wireless devices, which use radio waves to report consumers’ electric consumption to utilities, pose a threat to health?Such questions have been debated wi…

Maine Man Accused of Lying About Drug Use to Amass Weapons Arsenal

Maine Man Accused of Lying About Drug Use to Amass Weapons Arsenal

Handout Photo(BIDDEFORD, Maine) — A Biddeford, Maine, man who was arrested after a Maine State Trooper clocked his Ford Mustang going 112 mph on the Maine Turnpike, allegedly had a small arsenal in his car and told police he had attended a Saturday sc…

Cheap July 4 Lobsters? It Depends Where You Live

Cheap July 4 Lobsters? It Depends Where You Live

Comstock/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) — The price of lobsters has dropped just in time for your Fourth of July grill — if you’re lucky enough to live in Maine. July 4 kicks off Maine’s summer tourist season and visitors have already been indulging in the cru…

Maine Senate Race Scrambled by Strong Independent Candidate

Maine Senate Race Scrambled by Strong Independent Candidate

Ethan Miller/Getty Images(WASHINGTON) — Two candidates emerged victorious from a crowded field in Maine’s Senate primary on Tuesday. Republicans nominated Charlie Summers, Maine’s secretary of state, from a group of six potential candidates, and…

What to Watch in Tuesday’s Voting Contests

What to Watch in Tuesday’s Voting Contests

Ethan Miller/Getty Images(WASHINGTON) — Voters take to the polls to cast their ballots in Arizona, Maine, Virginia, Nevada, North Dakota and South Carolina on Tuesday.  Residents of these respective states will decide on a series of contests incl…

Seven Injured After Fire Aboard Nuclear Sub in Maine

Seven Injured After Fire Aboard Nuclear Sub in Maine

U.S. Navy/Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Jhi L. Scott(KITTERY, Maine) — Seven people were injured Wednesday evening after a fire broke out aboard a nuclear-powered submarine docked at a shipyard in Kittery, Maine.Firefighters responded to the…

Missing Harvard MBA Student Found Dead

Missing Harvard MBA Student Found Dead

Portland Police Dept.(PORTLAND, Maine) — The body of a missing Harvard Business School student who was last seen outside a waterfront bar in Portland, Maine, days before his graduation, was recovered Tuesday from the city’s harbor, police said. Around…

Harvard Business School Student Goes Missing in Maine

Harvard Business School Student Goes Missing in Maine

Portland Police Department(PORTLAND, Maine) — Police in Portland, Maine, are searching for a Harvard Business School student who has been missing since early Sunday morning after spending Saturday night in the Old Port area of town, ABC News affiliate…

Missing Maine Toddler Ayla Reynolds: Police Investigate Items Found in River

Missing Maine Toddler Ayla Reynolds: Police Investigate Items Found in River

ABC News(WATERVILLE, Maine) — Police investigating the disappearance of Ayla Reynolds are analyzing objects found in the Kennebec River in Waterville, Maine, but have not said whether they are related to the missing toddler, who vanished from her fath…

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